University at Buffalo

Alexandra E. Schindel

Alexandra E. Schindel

Assistant Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION


Specialty/Research Focus

Curriculum and Instruction; Environmental Education; Science Education; Urban Education

Contact Information
564 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-4067
schindel@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011)
  • MAT, Cornell University (2001)
  • BS, Brigham Young University (1998)
Grants:
Grant:
  • Reading and (Re)writing the World: Exploring Critical Pedagogy of Place in Early Science and Literacy Learning; Foundation and Research Organization; Spencer Foundation; Awarded; (08/01/2019-07/31/2020)
  • WNY Environmental Science Collaborative: Strengthening Science Pathways with Historically Underrepresented Youth; Foundation and Research Organization; UB GSE MEGAS; Awarded; (06/01/2019-05/31/2020)
  • MuMoExplore: Exploring Critical Pedagogy of Place and Multimodal Digital Technology to Engage Young Children’s Science and Literacy Learning; Foundation and Research Organization; UB GSE MEGAS; Awarded; (12/01/2018-11/30/2019)
Sponsored Research:
  • Multi-Scalar Analysis of Household Fuel Transitions: Developing an Evidence-Based Framework; Local; UB Seed Funding ($50,000), Community for Global Health Equity; Awarded; (08/01/2017-07/31/2019)
Publications:
Journal Article:
  • Gilbert, J.*, Schindel, A., & Robert, S. (2018). Just transitions in a public school food system: The case of Buffalo, NY. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.
  • McLean, E., Ravenscroft, J., Schindel, A., Hewner, S., Bagchi-Sen, S., & Atkinson, J. (2018). Country-level analysis of household fuel transitions. World Development.
  • Tolbert, S., Schindel, A., & Rodriguez, A. (2018). Relevance and relational responsibility in justice-oriented science education research. Science Education. https://doi.org/10.1002/sce.21446
Activities:
Professional Service:
  • Founding Member, Conference Organizer, Finance Committee: Science Education for Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice (SEEDS), 2015-present
    03/01/2016-06/30/2019
News:

    Contact Information

    564 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-4067
    schindel@buffalo.edu